VINO 2017 Program

Celebrating Italian Wines and their culture in USA

Monday, February 6, 2017
Spring Studios – 50 Varick Street – New York, NY 10013

Italian Wines and the American Palate: Trends and Opportunities in USA

9:30 AM – 11 AM Conducted by David Lynch,  Editorial Director of SommSelect, with the participation of Michele Scannavini, Worldwide President of the Italian Trade Commission – ICE Agency; Steve Kim, the General Manager of Vinitaly International; Leena Baran, Senior Manager of Total Wine & More; Joe Campanale, renowned Wine Director in NYC and John Gillespie, CEO of Wine Opinions.
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Italian Wines Grand Tasting

 

11 AM – 6 PM More than 600 labels from all over Italy poured and explained directly from the producers.
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Seminar: Rare Grapes and Wines of Italy

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12 PM – 1 PM Conducted by Ian D’Agata, Scientific Director Vinitaly International Academy- Verona, Italy and Levi Dalton, Host of the I’ll Drink to That! wine podcast and a writer for Eater NY
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Seminar: A Passion for Pink: Italy’s Love Affair with Rosato

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2 PM – 3 PM Conducted by Jeff Porter, Beverage Operations Director Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group and Eric Guido, Wine Director – Marketing Morrell Wine Group
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Seminar: Barolo, Barbaresco and Their Crus

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4 PM – 5 PM Conducted by Ian D’Agata, Scientific Director Vinitaly International Academy- Verona, Italy
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Biltmore Hotel – 1200 Anastasia Avenue – Coral Gables, FL 33134

Italian Wines Grand Tasting

2 PM – 6 PM More than 400 labels from all over Italy poured and explained directly from the producers.
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Seminar: The Sparkling Life – Fresh & Fun Wines from Friuli

 

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Presented by Consorzio Tutela Vini DOC Friuli Grave. Conducted by Lyn Farmer, James Beard Award-winning wine and food writer, WSET Instructor


Seminar: Franciacorta and its Different Expressions

 

12 PM – 1 PM Presented by FederDOC. Conducted by Riccardo Ricci Curbastro, Owner Ricci Curbastro Winery


Seminar: Panorama of Italy’s great wines North to South

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1 PM – 2 PM Conducted by Ian D’Agata, Scientific Director Vinitaly International Academy- Verona, Italy


Seminar: Famiglie d’Amarone d’Arte: quality Amarone producers unite!

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2 PM – 3 PM Conducted by Ian D’Agata, Scientific Director Vinitaly International Academy- Verona, Italy


Seminar: The Sparking Life: It’s always 5 o’ clock somewhere with Friuli wines

 

5 PM – 6:30 PM Presented by Consorzio Tutela Vini DOC Friuli Grave. Conducted by Charlie Arturaola, World Renown Sommelier and Wine Expert